Re: Reserves, Reservations, Mutual Aid and Pricing
From: Liz Ryan Cole (lizryancoleme.com)
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2020 11:43:32 -0800 (PST)
Well know everyone knows I want to attend. :).   So use my error as a reminder 
to sign up yourselves.  

Sorry to fill your mailbox.

liz

> On Nov 3, 2020, at 2:42 PM, Liz Ryan Cole via Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] 
> cohousing.org> wrote:
> 
> Sorry to bother you, but while I have Nuts and Bolts on my calendar I do not 
> see a confirmation.  Will the software catch me if I register twice?  Would 
> there have been a confirmation sent?  From what address?  (I assume topic 
> would be Nuts and Bolts and I don’t see one)
> 
> Thanks
> 
> liz
> 
>> On Oct 26, 2020, at 1:48 PM, Karen Gimnig <karencohous [at] gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> These are just some of the great topics we'll be covering at Nuts and Bolts
>> of Cohousing all online, on Nov 7.  See below for details of these
>> sessions. Register now for early bird pricing, or for an even better deal,
>> purchase a community coupon code.
>> 
>> Registration:
>> https://cohousingassociationoftheunite.regfox.com/ss2020-nuts-and-bolts-of-community
>> 
>> Community Coupon Code: email Karin at karincohous [at] gmail.com
>> 
>> More information: https://www.cohousing.org/2020-nuts/
>> 
>> Replacement Reserves – ignore them at your peril!
>> 
>> Lyons Witten
>> 
>> Hear from expert Lyons Witten on how to keep your community’s buildings and
>> finances in good shape for generations. He will explain the importance of
>> setting up replacement reserves (RR) from the date of move in, what is
>> typically in an RR spreadsheet, where RR money is invested, and how the
>> spreadsheet is updated annually. Your community will benefit greatly from a
>> healthy RR account!
>> 
>> Common House Reservations and Fees
>> 
>> Mike Mariano
>> 
>> Inspired by the cohousing model of collaboration, mutual support, and
>> trust, your community can bring generosity and abundance to sharing the use
>> of the Common House and other spaces. Using examples from cohousing
>> communities in the Pacific Northwest, Mike will share approaches to revenue
>> generation, maintenance, and ongoing stewardship. A social equity lens will
>> help identify resource contributions that are valued, meaningful, and more
>> widely available to all those participating in community.
>> 
>> Mutual Aid – A Panel Discussion
>> 
>> Neil Planchon, Bonnie Fergusson, Liz Walker, and David Jaggar
>> 
>> Members of three different communities will share their stories of ways
>> their communities have pooled resources to help community members in need.
>> Each will tell of the structure they used, the success of the program and
>> what they have learned along the way.  Join us to learn about “Spare a
>> Dime”, “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” and “Rainy Day Fund”.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Cohousing Home Pricing for Equity and Affordability  – How move from
>> project costs to home sales price
>> 
>> Joren Bass & Eric Granum (UDP)
>> 
>> During the development process all communities must translate project costs
>> into final home sales prices. This is one of the most important financial
>> and collective decisions communities must make. A well-designed community
>> will likely have a diverse mix of unit sizes and types. Each home will
>> likely have unique attributes such as location within the community,
>> differing access to light and views, or constructed attributes such as
>> extra bathrooms or balconies. So how do you create a pricing framework that
>> follow the basic cohousing principles of equity and shared affordability
>> and also reflect the common market conditions for appraisal and financing.
>> This session will discuss pitfalls and successful approaches for developing
>> communities can use to set home prices.
>> -- 
>> Karen Gimnig
>> Communications Director
>> The Cohousing Association of the US
>> www.cohousing.org
>> 678-705-9007
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